Pat Curcio sits down with Dave Benz on Chronicle Live
San Francisco Bulls GM and head coach Pat Curcio sits down with Dave Benz on Chronicle Live to talk about the new Bay Area hockey team's inaugural season and their affiliation with the San Jose Sharks.
Welcome back to chronicle live hockey season is just around the corner Kevin -- -- Sharks insider on mine right now CSN Bay Area dot -- discussing now that the -- Rick Nash saga is over what is next. For the San Jose Sharks the Sharks not the only hockey team in the Bay Area. Get ready for follow hockey the San Francisco Bulls will drop the puck on their inaugural season 78 days from today. October 12 Packers CEO is the head coach GM the president part owner of the team a minus. Yeah amassed once that alone I got a yeah I'm -- put -- because of a double double -- it got here it looks a little bit about. The big news that came up a couple weeks ago. You officially entered into an affiliation agreement with the San Jose Sharks so they won't use you as one of their minor league teams will be able assigned. X amount of players have visit six players and in two goalies and read that correct and and you that I think is going to be huge because of the proximity. To San Jose. The third HL franchises all the way over in Worcester. Yeah I know it's huge for us to BBC's EC hopefully the -- the Sharks. I think -- for us any little thing we can do to help the Sharks when they win a championship we wanted to do and if it's developing a goaltender -- defenseman. Whatever it takes one do you have for them. And it's also going to be beneficial for you was well well it's huge for us whenever you can get players -- from that level. -- come down your team it helps big time especially with the salary cap in our league -- makes big difference that you course you've made your living in hockey you were. A lifelong minor league flier and then and then head coach in the minor leagues. How do you like this lifestyle. Being associated minor league -- you know for me it's real fulfilling to be a head coach -- at any level coaching watching players develop and we've over the years that put a lot of players in NHL on. -- watching them flourishes what I like doing basically your teachers what our job is to make them better developers skill level so that they can go to the next level. It's great hockey it's exciting and it's a -- defenses CD's players. Started these levels an angle of the National Hockey League then obviously you've had a lot of success in that regard with a lot of guys that are now playing in the NHL that's.